Nishma Research has released two new studies of the Orthodox community: The Successes, Challenges, and Future of American Modern Orthodoxy - This study probes the challenges and benefits facing Modern Orthodoxy that result from of its interaction with secular … [Read more...] about Nishma Research Releases Two New Studies of the American Orthodox Jewish Community
The share of households that give to charity declined 13 percentage points from 2000 to 2016, according to a new report examining giving before and after the 2008/09 recession. This report was researched and written by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. According to the … [Read more...] about Changes to the Giving Landscape: Giving before and after the Great Recession
By Leonard Saxe My colleagues and I at the American Jewish Population Project (AJPP) at Brandeis University have just released our latest estimates of the US Jewish population. As of 2018, there are nearly 7.5 million Jews in the United States. Contrary to conventional … [Read more...] about Gevalt: The American Jewish Population is Expanding!
The Women’s Philanthropy Institute has released the Women & Girls Index: Measuring Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes, which, for the first time, quantifies the number of charities in the United States dedicated to women and girls and the amount of charitable giving they rece … [Read more...] about Women’s Philanthropy Institute Launches First Index to Systematically Measure Total Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes
By Lila Corwin Berman, Benjamin Soskis and Steve Weitzman In a newly published study that draws on the first comprehensive data set of U.S.-based Jewish philanthropic organizations, Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim and Mathew Brookner show that such organizations gave more than $46 … [Read more...] about Announcing the Jewish Philanthropy Research Initiative